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2 definitions found
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
1. ?Stop whatever you are doing.? From the interrupt character used on many
operating systems to abort a running program. Considered silly.
2. interj. Among BSD Unix hackers, the canonical humorous response to ?Give
me a break!?
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
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(Or ETX, End of Text) The ASCII character with
Control-C is the interrupt character used in the
command-line interface of many operating systems,
including Unix and MS-DOS, to force the currently running
program to stop and return control to the user.
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